Apteria

Apteria is a genus of flowering plants in the Burmanniaceae, first described as a genus in 1834. It contains only one known species, Apteria aphylla, the nodding-nixie, native to the southern United States (E Texas to S Georgia), Mexico, Central America, the West Indies, and South America. ...
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Apteria

• (n. pl.) Naked spaces between the feathered areas of birds. See Pteryliae.
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Apteria

Ap·te'ri·a noun plural [ New Latin See Aptera .] (Zoology) Naked spaces between the feathered areas of birds. See Pteryliæ .
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Apteria

Areas of a bird's skin from which no contour feathers grow. Apteria are sometimes covered by down feathers, but may not be visible because the feathers cover the naked areas.
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Apteria

plural of apterium
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